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The Devil's Dream

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Size: 4,572kb, uploaded 8/3/2008 3:59:34 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

From my album, Casey Joe Abair & Hunter Robertson: "If You Want to Go to Sleep, Go to Bed" (Yodel-Ay-Hee 074). The Devil's Dream as Hobart Smith called it, appropriately enough. It's a doozy. ‘John Brown's Dream’, ‘Little Rabbit’, ‘Herve Brown's Dream’ and ‘Pretty Little Miss’ are other names it goes by. Fiddle: AEAE, Banjo: aEAC#E (we're both tuned low, all the tunings I give here are relative).

Casey Joe Abair & Hunter Robertson: If You Want to Go to Sleep, Go to Bed



6 comments on “The Devil's Dream”

mrphysics55 Says:
Sunday, August 3, 2008 @4:42:11 PM

Excellent! Do you think you could've played it a little faster?! LOL I plan on stealing a couple of notes from your banjer playin' Thanks for posting. MrP

Hunter Robertson Says:
Monday, August 4, 2008 @2:30:19 PM

Thanks Eddie. Sometimes it seems we have to play that fast or we hit stall speed. Steal away, I've stolen my fair share! Hunter

Don Borchelt Says:
Tuesday, August 5, 2008 @5:57:33 PM

Greased lighting.  John Brown's Dream, pick a little tune.

fishinmusician Says:
Friday, December 19, 2008 @4:12:51 PM

Great job!!  I was in Burlington, VT, last August, and wish I would have known then that you are there.  Would have looked your up.  The banjo and fiddle together are my great love.  Wish I could play both at the same time. 

goose Says:
Friday, October 26, 2012 @6:02:48 PM

Nice balance of the banjo and fiddle there hunter~..enjoyed that one.

Hunter Robertson Says:
Saturday, October 27, 2012 @2:14:52 AM

Thanks Dave!

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